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belt city. fort wayne -- we are equidistance between indianapolis and detroit. as a rust belt city in 200, we were challenged with a recession -- in 2000, so one of the initiatives we started as an end result of convening small business owners is the initiative of what if we could say that ford wayne had the very best broadband assets of any city in the country? how would that improved services? it watered and inspired -- the phrase d insprieired started it. and that particular period, 2000, the crime issue was important. economic issues did not have quite the impact because the recession was just starting. we convened a broadband summit. we found away to put out a request for proposals or round of wireless broadband to help our public safety professionals and be able to do more patrolling and less paperwork. early on, this is commonplace now, we were able to connect an entrepreneur that bid on that contract to make available stations for that network. at that time, the infrastructure was not as well developed. that led us to the over the course of seven years, reduce our violent c
to ktla, and they were able to put our graphic on the air, and that would go to indianapolis, in indianapolis with then send it out, and it would go out on satellite -- and indianapolis would then send that out. we still do not have any microwave capabilities. our receivers are down. so we are relying on a satellite truck. i am real proud of the product we are putting out. is it jazzy like the rest of the guys? no, but the heart is there, and we are telling the story of new orleans coming back. >> sandy, you have an emergency plan, but it is one thing to talk about it. >> it is, and they sort of sit on the shelf for a year, and one thing that we learned is that you have to revisit it, and there are things that come into play that you do not think about. you do not think about, what am i going to do what my staff has nowhere to go home to prove those are the things -- nowhere to go home to? these are the things. but we have a plan in place. it is one thing to say on paper that we are going to hunker down in new orleans, but it was something very different. we ended up, half of
on the republican live from indianapolis. you are on the air. caller: yes, this is bill. from indianapolis. i called you the other day about this young man talking to you on the phone. he calls in all the time. he is a republican, he is a democrat, he is an independent, he is from 15 different towns up he is from 15 different towns up in michigan, he tells you different -- 15 different names. he sounds like a very intelligent man but how can you believe anything he says when he calls with 15 different names, 15 different cities in michigan and he calls all the time and you guys just let them, let him, let him. host: bill, i know it is a -- not a perfect system. we are working on it and have tried to identify the caller. obviously he puts a lot of effort in getting past the system that we set up to catch people who call in before 30 days. we need to allow 30 days between the phone calls. i am going to go to paul, independent line, orlando, florida. caller: good morning, greta. i love c-span. i am a c-span junkie. but i am calling -- bill is spot on. i hear people calling this thing i have been trying
that. host: we will go to bill on the republican line in indianapolis. caller: yes. this is bill from indianapolis. your first caller that called in this morning -- yes, your first caller, he calls in just about every day. his name is hank one day, independent, jeff, next that, he is a democrat, one day he is a republican. he calls and, that obama, he is such a great man, such a great president. and you guys let him go on and on and on every day. build a commentator is the only one who will call people down from calling in every day. and you guys have a 30-day -- host: i apologize. i did not recognize his voice this morning. i am getting a note from the producer saying it has been handled. but if that is the case, you are right. we do ask people to wait 30 days. my apologize -- my apologies for not recognizes -- recognizing his voice. with selected, and on the issue? caller: if no, i just got upset. but i watch every morning and i enjoy the program and meet you said around and let the same guy call. host: hawaii, go ahead. caller: i believe the first caller the guy just criticized, wh
. that is the only comment i have to say about that. host: we will go to bill on the republican line in indianapolis. caller: yes. this is bill from indianapolis. your first caller that called in this morning -- yes, your first caller, he calls in just about every day. his name is hank one day, independent, jeff, next that, he is a democrat, one day he is a republican. he calls and, that obama, he is such a great man, such a great president. and you guys let him go on and on and on every day. build a commentator is the only one who will call people down from calling in every day. and you guys have a 30-day -- host: i apologize. i did not recognize his voice this morning. i am getting a note from the producer saying it has been handled. but if that is the case, you are right. we do ask people to wait 30 days. my apologize -- my apologies for not recognizes -- recognizing his voice. with selected, and on the issue? caller: if no, i just got upset. but i watch every morning and i enjoy the program and meet you said around and let the same guy call. host: hawaii, go ahead. caller: i believe the first ca
in agriculture. host: lincoln, on the republican line from indianapolis. caller: my family has been part of the national federation for the blind for the past few years now. basically, we have lobbyists could go to congress and say what we need we needpets in our lives. hybrid anding the electric cars because we cannot hear them. many people including me have almost gotten hit by them. we are petrified of them. we have been trying to get them to put some sort of thing to make them make noise. host: go ahead. guest: this is a great question. this is exactly what people need lobbyists. they need to have their story told. i work on closed captioning, to get it on television. it took about six years to get it passed. you think it would be easy, but it was not. the 30 million deaf and hard of hearing that excess. the girl scouts, mothers against drunk drivers, telecommunications people -- everyone has a lobbyist here because there are so many competing voices here. your job is to be about to get a great message management, work for that, and help with this hybrid issue. i know that congress i
of the world, mr. oberstar, i found out that it was stopping. i was dumped in indianapolis -- minneapolis-st. paul for the night. all well and good. i went to pick up my ticket and got on to the flight and i was not booked, to my surprise and thanks. eventually i was able to get on the very best things which may have been a pilot's seat that would cause a delay somewhere else. the way that the system worked was that telephone call. the computers did not work at all. which it had been obvious this the project since i did not have a seat. the only way they did it was by telephoning someone that they've found in, i guess, atlanta. so much of the efficiency issues of mergers. but that is a personal problem. if my real concern is one of safety all the way around. i was astounded by the information given by the ceo's of out who was going to make sure that the maintenance in china, singapore and the philippines, was of quality. as though they had no responsibility themselves, that it was an faa responsibility. no, that is not the case. similarly with regard to the quality of the pilots and other
is joining us from indianapolis on the independent line, good morning. caller: good morning, thank you for accepting my call. my question was pertaining to the privacy. if they're worried about our privacy, then why is it that the consumer has to go out and purchase the cookies or whatever else it is to keep them from going in our background? to me, it just doesn't seem right to be on the computer, go in, and somebody retrieving all of my personal information, because i guarantee, out of their "transparency" i can't do that with the corporations and find out how much money the executives are making. my question is why is it that the consumer has to go out and purchase these things for their computer? host: thank you. caller: thank you. guest: well, i'm not sure you need to purchase anything. almost everything we're talking about is free. for instance, if you want to download some free software that blocks tracking, you can do that, or you can look for free at some of these transparency websites that will tell you a little bit what they know about you. i agree that this value exchange t
of some of our p.t.a. families here today in the audience. officer dave stokes of the indianapolis police department who understands what this -- of the annapolis police department who understands what this will mean to the safety of our towns and we are joined by children who are examples of our future leaders and innovators and the clearest example of what we need to support, president kennedy called them our greatest resource and hope for the future. i would like to thank the children and families here today, give yourselves a nice round of applause. today, again, we will create over 300,000 jobs, or save them, not just any jobs but jobs that are the most significant in our country. the sense of community that our teachers, our police and firefighters, our health care workers bring and we will do in it a fiscally responsible way by closing costly tax loopholes that allow corporations to ship american jobs overseas. this is part of what our distinguished majority leader, mr. hoyer, called our make it in america agenda. make it, manufacture it in america and make it, so people can make i
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